East StratCom disinformation claim:

The US State Department has not provided any evidence that the Syrian or Russian Air Forces were bombing Syrian hospitals because in fact there was no bombing there.

Documentation for claim

Period/date: 23. November 2016

Debunk claim:

There is a lot of open source information, satellite imagery, and information gathered from local groups confirming the hospitals in Syria were bombed, see e.g. https://www.bellingcat.com/news/mena/2016/11/09/fact-checking-russias-claim-didnt-bomb-another-hospital-syria/

Documentation for the debunk


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Additional information

This information is reported by Pavel Spirin, former journalist in Disinformation Review issue 49. The item is located at row number 20 in the report.

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